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Dec 7, 2013 8:45pm EST
george bush and margaret thatcher, barack obama. is this even in the mall of. >> the pen is mightier than this war to my say. >> inside are a couple of others. think big, mr. president. also something. where do you, but the
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am EST
facebook.com/booktv. >> president obama dropped in at a washington, d.c. bookstore on saturday along with his daughters to do some holiday shopping. when he was asked by reporter br what he bought he said he had long list of books for readers age five-52. his purchases included a typewriter, herald and the purple crayon, and the sports gene. this saturday after thanksgiving has become known as small business saturday. >> i think we may still be members. are you from chicago? >> i am. [inaudible] >> it's a great place to be. >> a wonderful bookstore. spend what did you by? >> it is a long list, but some outstanding books. got every book for every age group from five until 52. are we all set to? speak with you are all set. thank you so much. >> okay, guys. have a great holiday. [applause] >> you are watching booktv. coming up next, daniel flynn argues that doctors and lawyers are pushing the idea that football is an overly dangerous sport to drum up business. he says that the conventional wisdom surrounding football is totally wrong and that the sport, a rite of passage for milli
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2013 10:00pm EST
if. >> i would take talk about the first four years obama has stated this presidential role that my father has said to make a great president. he has not use the power of the presidency or the executive office to get around to but the congress to be against everything he stands for but. >> i may differ but if you look at his first term he passed the health care act that is having a tremendous impact on american society and then if we could solve the problems with the web site will be what he will be remembered for. :did johnson isn't he could have if he dismissed it and to focus on the job situation with the french industry. but then he did take advantage of that. just like and 1965 when he could pass this legislation for medicare and civil-rights. to get into the second term the house's children's republicans they cannot do very much. >> we probably have a slightly different take but what do you take is his assessment of the preparation obviously obamacare two office with the world collapsing around have. but president bush 43 said hank paulson of a bike to help you but i would do
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am EST
obama and the current health care moment if in. >> well, i'll go first. >> yeah. i would think that he would -- let's talk about the first four years -- that he would say that obama, he's invaded this presidential role that my father has said, you know, makes a great president. he hasn't used the power of the presidency and the executive office to get around this, you know, obviously, it's a terrible republican congress that is against everything he stands for, but he just, he's not the strong president that my father, you know -- >> right. >> -- believed in. >> i might differ a little with that because i think when you look back at his first term, he did pass the this health care act which is having a tremendous impact on the american society and one that presumably will work in the end once we can solve all the problems with the web site is going to be what he will be remembered for. i mean, that is in the great tradition of the new deal, lyndon johnson and his programs and civil rights. it's something that he didn't have to pursue. he could have dismissed it as a lot of his advis
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 8:45am EST
, this is the most interestiinteresti ng thing that obama has said at a philosophical level in terms of -- the most interesting thing he said was a never realize that buying insurance was hard. i said at the time if you're 52 and you're just now learning that buying insurance is complicated, maybe you shouldn't have tried to redo the entire country. [applause] but he said two other things. this one press conference when he was clearly totally rattled, and it's almost painful -- the "washington post" put up six pictures of them with very different images of sorted between defeat, dismay, disillusioned and whatever the other words were. he said two other things at a personal level were passing. one was he said, he hadn't realized it would be more complicated to buy health insurance that it is going kayaking or ebay or amazon. the founders of google support supporting to the founders of facebook supported him. the id he didn't bring in a bunch of these guys sometimes two or three years ago and said, hi, how hardy thing will be to design a complex system which requires them to give you all
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am EST
president come and that is president barack obama. you have had dinner with president obama several times, as a group of historians someone to talk with them. you have an impression on him. in ted kennedy and obama in terms of leadership style and temperament. >> first off, what i would say is that if it weren't for kennedy i don't know that obama ever would've made it to the white house. because kennedy broke the hold of the white promise to males on the office. he opened the way to the idea that it should be a much broader group that can think about running for the office. and when we see a woman as president in the not-too-distant future -- not lobbying for anybody now, but -- [laughter] >> nonpartisan. >> that's why i said that. but we will see what was so and at some point we may see an asian american, maybe a hispanic, you see. but i think obama's presence in their innocence can be traced back to kennedy. obama is quite interesting in kennedy and he's quite interested in history of the presidency. we've had four dinners with them, and that the first dinner he wanted to talk ab
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am EST
move forward with writing the book, president obama asked me to take on another full-time job in chairing the democratic national committee, and i felt like in order to really do the book justice and do my job justice, coming out with a policy book during the presidential campaign probably wasn't the best idea, so we pushed the book forward a year. and writing and came out in october. >> by the time this book is published you write i hope we will look back on the health care reform and debt ceiling and knowledge it was rock bottom. i don't want to imagine how it would get worse. >> well, just when you thought it could not get worse, we end up having the republicans and tea party stopping the government to stop people from getting quality, affordable health care. >> who is the next generation? >> that is our children. i wrote thigs through the lens f being mother. even though politicians talk about the next generation, it isn't abstract concepts for me. i have one in the back of my car. i wrote the book to say we have to measure the success by how well our children are doing. and
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
kind of factionalizing in 2008 in the primary when barack obama was pitted against hillary rodham clinton. they're both in some sense on the same side. people who were displeased with both of them wanted to see them as adversaries and in certain senses they were. so it's complicated and ongoing, and i think it is in every culture, bill the way. i think that -- it's certainly part of our legacy but citizenship is constantly -- france, other places, constantsly being reinvestigated. sorry to go on. thank you. >> could you discuss the role or lack thereof, among political opponents of compromise during the times you looked at, and how it relates to today, to political factions you see compromised equivalent to treason. >> i think that's for you. the subtitle of my book is "confidence, crisis and compromise." and one of the white motifs, one of the themes that goes through the book, is the issue of compromise, because not only do we hear about the compromise of 1820, 1850, but the actual word was constantly being ban died about and you have people shouting in the senate, or in the hou
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2013 8:15pm EST
questions? thanks for having me, everyone. [applause] president obama dropped into a washington dc bookstore saturday along with his daughters to do some holiday shopping. when he was asked by a reporter what he thought he said he had a long list of books for readers ages five to 52. press reports say the purchases included the kite runner, herald and the purple crayon and a sports team. earlier in the day he sent out a tweet about the importance of supporting small businesses. the saturday after thanksgiving has become known as small-business saturday. and although conversations what did you buy? >> it is a long list but some outstanding books. i've got a book for every age group from five until 52. okay. have a great holiday. [applause] this week fox and friends cohost brian kilmeade in george washington's secret six. the tv hosts told the story of a spy ring and six previously unknown revolutionary spies infiltrated the british ranks in new york and are credited with turning the tide of the war. this program is about an hour. >> host: this is a turkic and engrossing book.
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 12:15am EST
republicans voted for obama here? >> nobody's going to admit that. >> stand up. stand up. show yourself proudly. [applause] i didn't know anyone did that anymore. >> he used to ask that questions how many democrats and how many republicans? how many republicans voted for obama? me, a change. now they go to know. >> it's interesting because the republicans who voted for obama and the republican party itself there seems to be a lot of confusion and a lot of dissatisfaction and discouragement. you wrote this book for a number of reasons but my question is did you plan the timing of this book? >> yes i did. i'm going to drop this thing right before the republican party shinki in d.c. takes the beer truck strayed over the cliff with a government shutdown that will drive their numbers to an all-time low. then i started thinking if it's at an all-time low no one will believe that the republicans can come back to power. at least we have a reason for hope. the timing has been. >> it's unbelievable because when you read it you will see it's exactly, it fills the void that a lot of people feel whe
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 5:50am EST
get up-to-date information on events. facebook.com/booktv. >> president obama dropped in at a washington, d.c. bookstore on saturday along with his daughters to do some holiday shopping. when he was asked by reporter br what he bought he said he had long list of books for readers age five-52. his purchases included a typewriter, herald and the purple crayon, and the sports gene. this saturday after thanksgiving has become known as small business saturday. >> i think we may still be members. are you from chicago? >> i am. [inaudible] >> it's a great place to
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